Black and Tan Brownies

Heather M. Baker


These are just fab! These are a nice moist chewy brownie. Great served with Vanilla ice cream. I personally make either Bailey's Ice cream or Guinness ice cream to serve with these. Gosh & begorah!!


★★★★★ 3 votes

45 Min
1 Hr 5 Min


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  • 6 Tbsp
    butter at room temp.
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar,packed
  • 2 large
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 -1/2 c
    chopped pecans ( you may omit if needed)
  • 1/4 tsp

  • 3 oz
    chocolate, unsweetened (chopped)
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 large
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    guinness stout
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour

How to Make Black and Tan Brownies


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. To prepare TAN BROWNIES:, place butter and sugar in a medium bowl; beat with the mixer on low speed until fluffy. Beat in 2 eggs and 1 tsp. vanilla. Gradually add 1 cup flour, baking powder, and cinnamon; stir well. Add to sugar mixture along with nuts; beating just until combined. Spoon into a greased 13x9" baking pan. Spread evenly and bake for 15 mins.
  3. To prepare BLACK BROWNIES: melt chocolate and butter in a medium saucepan until smooth. Add sugar until well combined. Add eggs, vanilla, and Guinness;whisk until combined. Add flour and combine. Pour mixture over baked TAN brownies.
  4. Bake on center rack of oven for 25-30 minutes until knife inserted comes out almost clean.Cool in the pan. Cut into squares and serve with ice cream

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About Black and Tan Brownies

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate

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